NEW YORK (AVAFIN) -- Baxter International options established a new 90-day record for traded call and put contracts. A total of 33,786
put and 34,968 call contracts were traded raising a 0.97 put/call ratio on shares of BAX
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Investors use options to manage risk and to speculate on price changes. Options can provide
significant leverage if the stock moves in the right direction but aslo end up worthless if it
Baxter International settled the day down $0.08 to $67.35 in the previous trading session. Today's
trading range was between $67.18 and $67.98 respectively. On the volume side, 4M shares were
traded, which is greater than the average volume of 3M shares. BAX is trading
above the 50 day moving average and higher than the 200 day
moving average. The stock's 52 week low is $48.98 and 52 week high is $69.00. Within the last month, shares of BAX have gained 11.44% of their value.
The stock has a P/E ratio of 16.13 and a dividend yield of 2.33%.